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  • Valaam Island

    In the Northern part of lake Ladoga, called in the ancient times nevo, there are...

  • Kostomukshsky State Nature Reserve

    Kostomukshsky State Nature...

    Kostomukshsky State Natural Reserve is located in the territory of the Republic of Karelia within Muezersky and...

  • State Nature Reserve Pasvik

    State Nature Reserve Pasvik

    Pasvik Nature Reserve is located in the northwestern part of the Kola Peninsula, on the border of the forest-tundra...

  •  State natural Nizhne-Svirsky reserve

    State natural Nizhne-Svirsky...

    State natural Nizhne-Svirsky reserve is located on the territory of the Lodeinopolsk district of the Leningrad...

  • Onega lake

    Onega lake

    Onega lake is a lake in the North-West of the European part of the Russian Federation...

  • Lake Ladoga

    Ladoga lake

    The Ladoga lake is the largest freshwater lake in Europe. The lake area without the Islands 17,6 thousand km2...

  • Indigenous peoples of Karelia: Russian

    Indigenous peoples of Karelia:...

    Before the beginning of mass resettlement of Russian peasants in Karelia most part of the territory of the modern...

  • Indigenous peoples of Karelia: the Karelians

    Indigenous peoples of Karelia:...

    The Karelians are the indigenous people of Karelia, who lived on these lands for...

  • Climate Zaonezhye

    Climate Zaonezhye

    Climate Zaonezhye is very different from the weather regimes in the neighbouring areas...

  • Karelian wooden architecture

    Karelian wooden architecture

    In addition to the huge number of attractions, Karelia has unique characteristics that...

  • Snowmobiling in Karelia

    Snowmobiling in Karelia

    Landscape diversity of Karelia contributes to the creation of routes of different...

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    Lake and the river - Vuoksa

    Vuoksa represents a unique combination of the river and system of the lakes which are...

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